John Bush Inks Second Conservation Easement with Conservancy

In rural Colfax Township, Mecosta County, John Bush made a vision a reality by permanently protecting 78 acres under a conservation easement with Chippewa Watershed Conservancy. Named after the former landowners and godparents of John, the Martz Conservation Easement preserves riparian corridor along a designated trout stream, restored grasslands for butterfly habitat and workable farmland […]

Variety of Wildflower Species Seen on Guided Hike

Thanks to Mike LeValley, Education Coordinator for Isabella Conservation District and CWC Board Member, for leading a wildflower identification hike at CWC’s Williams-Blackburn Preserve in Chippewa Township, Isabella County on Sunday, May 6th. Over fifteen species of wildflowers were identified. Take a look at some of the species identified. All photos by Karen Green.

Improvements Planned for Bundy Hill Preserve

Several strategic community partnerships are the driving force behind important recreational improvements at Chippewa Watershed Conservancy’s (CWC) Bundy Hill Preserve. The 100-acre natural area, located in Broomfield Township in Isabella County, protects mature forest, rolling hills and the tallest point in Isabella County. A grant from Apex Clean Energy will provide funding for various hand […]